Antonio Fernández qualified as a Chemical Engineer from the Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya, and holds a Master in Marketing and a diploma in Sales Management from EADA. Antonio has published articles in professional journals and specialized technical notes on strategy and pricing policy, sales forecasting and business planning.
Estrella Fernández holds a degree in International MBA (ESADE), an MA in Cognitive Neuroscience (UAB) and a graduate degree in Psychology (UAB). She is currently a PhD candidate in Neuropsychology (UAB). Estrella is a Marketing & Retail consultant with extensive experience in Marketing, Retail and Sales management posts in multinational and local companies across diverse industries (Publicis, Nike, Sara Lee). As a consultant she has worked in Retail/Marketing projects for AKZO NOBEL Coating, VENCA, EURUS and INVISTA among others. She is co-founder and member of the EADA Retail Management Centre.
Sonia Fernández-Vidal holds a PhD in Information and Quantum Optics by UAB. Sonia worked as a researcher in some of the world's most prestigious centers such as the European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland, the Los Alamos National Laboratory in United States or the Instituto de Ciencias Fotónicas (ICFO) in Barcelona. Sonia is dedicated to scientific disclosure and aims to make science fun, exciting and easy to understand. She is also author of the books "Quantic Love" and "La Puerta de los Tres Cerrojos," a highly successful novel on scientific disclosure which has been translated into 11 languages. Also, Sonia is director of innovation and strategy at Clacktion, an online analytic marketing company and company lecturer, where she teaches how to convert organisations into research laboratories.
Jordi Ferrer is a graudate in Pharmacy from Universitat de Barcelona and holds an MBA from La Salle-URL and a postgraduate in "Commercial management of the pharmaceutical industry" from Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Professional with broad experience in sales and marketing management teams and in opening new business lines. He is currently Commercial Director of Marketinred, Marketing and Communications Agency specialized in the health sector.
Dr Laurent Flores holds a PhD in Marketing and is certified Phd supervisor (HDR) and Professor of Marketing. With a unique mix of over 20 years of academic, business and entrepreneurship experience in the US and Europe, Laurent worked and consults for Fortune 1,000 companies as well as innovating IT start-ups. A regular author and writer, his publications appeared in leading international marketing journals and books. His recent contributions deals with Digital Marketing, Marketing Value Management and Digital Marketing Return On Investment (ROI).
Finance and Management Control
Alex Font holds a degree in Business Sciences and is an International Financial Analyst with a Finance Executive Master from a prestigious business school plus an Official master in Financial Markets, Banking and Global Finance. He has over 17 years of professional experience in Asset Management. He is a founding partner of Saper Aude Consulting and Kenz Learning, two financial consultancy firms (company valuations, corporate finance...) both in Spain and in Latin America. Alex is author of the book "Análisis técnico Bursátil" and he collaborates on a regular basis with various communication media. He is an Associate Professor of the EADA Finance Department and teaches classes in the Executive MBA, in the full and part-time MBA’s, in the Master in Finance and the Master in HR Management.
Jonathan Galduf holds a degree in Pharmacy from the Universitat de Valencia and is specialized in Hospital Pharmacy (FIR) from the Hospital Universitario La Fe de Valencia. He holds a Master in Health Economics and Health Management from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and a diploma in Management Development from IESE. Jonathan also holds a diploma in Executive Management from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, Paris. Currently, Jonathan is Senior Manager of Value, Access and Policy at Amgen.
Nuria Galia has various academic qualifications; most notably a degree in Financial Management from ESADE, in Hospitality Management from EADA and in Event Management from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and George Washington University. She has worked in a wide variety of hotels including Eurostars Grand Marina Hotel, Hotel Solvasa Barcelona and Hotel Bernat II, she was general manager of Cypsela Resort and the Bell Reco events mansion. She is currently Director of Relais & Chateaux for Spain, Portugal & South America and teaches in the International Master in Hospitality Management at EADA.
Finance and Management Control
Joan Gallés holds a degree in Economics from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, a diploma in Tax Studies and Tax Management and an MBA from EADA. Joan is professor in the Department of Finance and Management Control at EADA Director of the Legal Environment Area Programmes. In addition, Joan teaches In-company programs for several companies and business associations such as Ibercaja, BASF, Expo Mobi, Cambra de Comerç de Tarragona and combines the activities of training and consulting and in the field of taxation and finance. Joan is author of several articles in economic newspapers and is co-author of the book "Fundamentos de análisis financiero."
Miguel Gallo holds a bachelor in Laws from the Universitat de Barcelona, MBA by IESE and studied European Laws at the Universidad Alcalá de Henares (Madrid). He has worked as exports manager at Grup Celsa, Director in Al Barcelona, and has held several positions as managing AC Hotels and has also been partner consultant at Daemon Quest. He is Partner at Europraxis Consulting.
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